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How To Buy & Sell Private Number Plates | Personalised Number Plates

How To Buy & Sell Private Number Plates | Personalised Number Plates

March 15, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

A Guide to Buying and Selling Private Number Plates Whether you are looking for advice before buying your first private number plate or you want to more about how to go about selling one, read our guide below for everything you need to know. Buying from a number plate dealer Once you’ve decided on a number plate that you’d like, contact the dealer to make a purchase. The quickest way to search is going online but there are often adverts from dealers in the daily papers. Purchases can…

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Warm Home Discount Scheme Guide

Warm Home Discount Scheme Guide

March 15, 2022 | Posted under: News

Warm Home Discount Scheme £140 cold weather paymentAs energy prices continue to soar, many low income UK households are struggling to keep their heads above water. And despite the government refusing to scrap VAT on energy bills, there are various government initiatives to help those in need the most such as the Warm Home Discount Scheme. What is the warm home discount scheme? How much is the warm home discount? When will I get my warm home discount? How to claim warm home discount When is…

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Life Insurance for People with Diabetes

Life Insurance for People with Diabetes

March 11, 2022 | Posted under: Life Insurance

Life insurance for diabetics – A complete guide If you have dependants that rely on your financial support for, say, paying the mortgage and you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes, putting protective insurance in place will make sure your loved ones are looked after in the event of your untimely death. It’s a common misconception that you can’t take out or will really struggle to get life insurance if you suffer from diabetes. However, if your condition is well…

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Insuring a provisional driver on an existing policy

Insuring a provisional driver on an existing policy

March 11, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Insuring a provisional driver on an existing policy Learning to drive is undoubtedly one of the most exciting, albeit stressful things a person can do, regardless of whether they’re a learner driver at 17 or 47 years old. Many young people are eager to pass their driving test as soon as possible so that they can experience the freedom of driving somewhere on their own, without having to rely on anyone else to drive them.  Therefore, as a learner driver, it makes sense to get as much practice…

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Speed Awareness Courses Guide

Speed Awareness Courses Guide

March 10, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

A guide to speed awareness courses in the UK As a driver, you have many duties and responsibilities to uphold to ensure that you’re driving safely on the road; not only for yourself, but for other road users too, including other drivers, pedestrians and even wildlife. Therefore, it’s imperative that you avoid speeding at all costs. Unfortunately, it’s not always as straightforward as that and if you do speed and you’re caught by the police, a traffic officer or a speed camera,…

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How does No Claims Discount work for home insurance?

How does No Claims Discount work for home insurance?

March 8, 2022 | Posted under: Home Insurance

How does No Claims Discount work for home insurance?Not all home insurance policyholders are aware that similar to a No Claims Bonus you can build up for not making a claim on your car insurance, you can similarly build up a NCD on your home insurance for not making a claim too. Read our comprehensive guide to find out absolutely everything you should know about a home insurance policy No Claims Discount including how to avoid making a costly claim to save money on your future insurance premiums. What…

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Electric car charging costs to rise with energy bills rising | EV News

Electric car charging costs to rise with energy bills rising | EV News

March 8, 2022 | Posted under: Electric cars

Electric car charging costs to rise with energy bills risingFollowing the continued and unprecedented soaring energy costs in the UK, electric vehicle drivers are paying more to charge their electric vehicles as providers pass on their increased wholesale costs to customers. For example, BP Pulse, one of the UK’s main providers of EV charging points, emailed its customers in November 2021 to say that “significant rises in the wholesale cost of electricity” have made it necessary…

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Pros and Cons of electric vans

Pros and Cons of electric vans

March 4, 2022 | Posted under: Van Insurance

Pros and Cons of electric vansWhether you’re a Commercial Vehicle Fleet Manager, a self-employed tradesperson or an Amazon delivery driver, choosing the best electric van for you and your business is no longer as straightforward as it once was. Historically, the most popular and obvious choice for multiple van fleets or self-employed van drivers has of course always been a diesel fuelled van. For many years diesel vans have always offered the ultimate in fuel economy enjoying many more miles…

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When is the best time to buy or renew car insurance?

When is the best time to buy or renew car insurance?

March 3, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

When is the best time to buy or renew car insurance? Despite the new rules scrapping loyalty penalties (introduced on 1 January 2022) meaning that insurers can no longer offer new customers a better deal than existing ones, it’s still worth shopping around and comparing car insurance deals. And leaving your car insurance to auto-renew or switching car insurance companies at the very last minute continues to make your car insurance premiums more expensive. So when is the best time to buy car…

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Insuring a Category N Car

Insuring a Category N Car

March 2, 2022 | Posted under: Car Insurance: The Latest News, Tips and Advice.

Insuring a Category N CarWhen searching for a used car to buy you’ll occasionally stumble across an incredible deal for a spectacularly cheap car with unbelievably low mileage or that perhaps isn’t very old. However, after excitedly delving a little deeper you may, rather disappointedly, discover the ‘too good to be true’ used car for sale is described as a Category N car meaning it’s previously been declared a write-off. According to data from Churchill, an average…

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